Wine Associates - Part Time
Company: Gary's Wine & Marketplace
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Do you love wine? We do! Gary's Wine & Marketplace, owned and
operated locally, is one of the largest brick and mortar and
internet wine retailers in the tri-state area. At our stores, we
offer one of the most extensive, competitively priced fine wine and
cheese selections. We are well-known for our excellent, personable
customer service and our knowledgeable wine staff.
The ideal candidate will have extensive wine knowledge and a
continued passion for learning, plus a professional "can-do"
attitude and energy.
The wine associate is expected to serve as an expert who will
provide outstanding service to assist guests in finding wines to
meet their needs. This requires a thorough knowledge of our
priority items, wine pairing, wine regions, and wine prices. As
needed, the wine associate will attend/conduct tastings, place
special orders, be responsible for creating/building displays and
other duties, as listed below. Having a wine certificate is a
Sell wine, especially priority items, using a high level of
Greet and engage our guests in a warm, welcoming manner and assist
them with purchases, selection or general inquiries; make guests
aware of store events and special tastings
Know products being promoted online and in our media
Promote signups for Gary's Cards and Wine of the Month
Accurately estimate party orders
Attend tastings, read periodicals, show a dedication to increasing
wine knowledge, including trends in the wine industry
Have knowledge of food and wine pairings
Help select items for gift baskets when needed, and cross-promote
giftware and gourmet items.
Build, update and restock displays; ensure that shelves are fully
stocked and organized at all times, shelves are clean and dust
free, and wine deliveries are quickly put away
Print and display POS signage and shelf tags
Monitor vintage changes - make sure appropriate steps are taken
when new vintages arrive
Perform inventory counts as requested
Conduct consumer tastings at the tasting counter, following
sampling protocol and keeping tasting station neat and clean.
Additional responsibilities may be assigned at the discretion of
Minimum 3-5 years wine sales
Have an established local client base portfolio
Must be energetic, organized and self-motivated
Attention to detail with exceptional follow up skills
Continue to establish local relationships through community events
Retail hours include working on weekends, some nights and holidays
so applicants should have a flexible schedule. Must be able to lift
We offer a competitive starting salary, a friendly work environment
and a generous employee discount.
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